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Damon A. Williams, PhD is a higher education administrator and author. He has served as Associate Vice Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since August 2008. Williams is the first full-time Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate at UW-Madison, where he also serves as Chief diversity officer. In addition to his full-time role as Vice Provost, Williams also holds a clinical assistant professor appointment with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Williams' work is focused on inclusive excellence, strategic planning for diversity, academic engagement, and organizational change in higher education.

Williams was born on March 22, 1972 in Springfield, Ohio and raised in Dayton, Ohio. As a teenager he attended Western Reserve Academy boarding school. After graduating in 1990 he began his undergraduate studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He graduated in 1994 with a Bachelors of Science in Sociology and Black World Studies. He received a Masters degree in Leadership Development & Organizational Dynamics in 1996, also from Miami University. In 2001 he received his doctorate in organizational behavior and management from the University of Michigan Center for the Study of Higher and Post-Secondary Education.

While completing his masters degree at Miami University, Williams was a Freedom School Coordinator for the Children’s Defense Fund’s Black Community Crusade for Children. During his PhD studies at the University of Michigan, Williams was a research and project associate for the Associate Provost and Director of the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI), providing leadership in the development and execution of strategic diversity initiatives for the University. He held this position from 1997 to 2002, when he was hired by the University of Connecticut to be the Assistant Vice Provost in the Office of the Vice Provost for Multicultural and International Affairs. While there he developed and led initiatives on inclusive excellence, campus climate, recruitment and retention, and diversity and learning. In 2008, Williams left the University of Connecticut to become the Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate at UW-Madison.

As chief diversity officer, Dr. Williams continues his efforts in strategic diversity and inclusion initiatives spanning a number of areas including recruitment and retention, teaching and learning, marketing and communication, training and leadership development, research and scholarship, and other areas of priority for universities diversity and excellence interests. Dr. Williams continues to work on new faculty diversity efforts, closing the achievement gap initiatives and gateway course curriculum reform efforts. Most recently Dr. Williams developed and oversaw the strategic realignment of diversity offices on the UW-Madison campus, creating for the first time a centralized office from which campus diversity efforts would be directed.

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